July 21, 2010
MIT Finishes 11th in Directors’ Cup Rankings
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Coming on the heels of one of the most successful campaigns in Institute history, MIT placed 11th among all Division III schools in the National Association of College Directors of Athletics (NACDA) annual Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. This was the highest ranking for the Engineers in the 14-year history of the program and the first time they were the best performers in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC).
May 24, 2010
Dixon and Hansen Earn Academic All-District Accolades
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. MIT student-athletes Keri Dixon and Leslie Hansen were recently named to the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District 1 Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Dixon, Techs starting goalkeeper in field hockey, and Hansen, a four-year member of the womens tennis team, were honored as part of the At-Large category, which encompasses all NCAA sponsored sports without a specific award. Both were tabbed to the Third Team All-District.
March 26, 2010
MIT Field Hockey Places Seven on NFHCA Academic Squad
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) announced the selections for the National Academic squad on Thursday and MIT picked up seven individual honorees, while the entire team was also recognized for its academic success. As a team, the Engineers finished with a cumulative grade point average of 3.36, to earn the National Academic Team Award for the eighth consecutive season.
December 9, 2009
Silva Tabbed as New England East Coach of the Year
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Following the most successful season in program history, MITs Cheryl Silva was named the New England East Region Coach of the Year by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) yesterday. Silva, who previously received similar accolades from the New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC), helped lead the Engineers to an Institute record, 18 wins, and the first ever appearance in the NCAA Division III Tournament. Freshman Molly McShane had previously been named the New England East Player of the Year by the NFHCA, giving Tech both the top player and coach in the region.
November 24, 2009
Molly McShane Garners New England East Player of the Year, All-America Honors
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The MIT field hockey team earned additional accolades this week, on the heels of its incredible run in the NCAA Division III tournament, as Molly McShane was selected as the New England East Regional Player of the Year and a Second Team All-American by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA). In addition, teammate Keri Dixon, Anna Teruya and Kimberly Barker were named to the NFHCA All-Region teams.
November 14, 2009
Field Hockey Falls to Tufts, 5-1, In NCAA Second Round
MEDFORD, Mass. The MIT field hockey team dropped a 5-1 decision today at the hands of nationally-ranked no. four Tufts University, in the Second Round of the NCAA Division III Tournament on Saturday, bringing to an end the Engineers record breaking 2009 campaign. The Jumbos (17-1) jumped ahead early and held on to win the game, which was played in wet and windy conditions at Bello Field on the Tufts campus. Techs season comes to a close with a final record of 18-5, the New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament Championship and the programs first ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament.
November 12, 2009
NEWMAC Announces Academic All-Conference Teams
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference recently announced the 2009 NEWMAC Fall Academic All-Conference Team. Thirty-five MIT athletes were recognized by the conference for their performance in the classroom.
November 11, 2009
MIT Field Hockey Earns First Ever NCAA Tournament Win
DUDLEY, Mass. Making the first appearance in the NCAA Division III Tournament in program history, the MIT field hockey team picked up a hard-fought, 2-1, decision over Nichols College on Wednesday night at Vendetti Field. The Engineers opened up a two-goal lead in the first half and withstood a furious, late rally to advance past the host Bison. Kimberly Barker and Ekavali Mishra found the scoring column and Keri Dixon had another spectacular performance in net to help the Cardinal and Grey earn its 18th win in this record-breaking campaign. Nichols season comes to an end at 18-4.
November 10, 2009
Cheryl Silva Earns NEWMAC Coach of the Year Honors
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. After helping MIT capture its first ever New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Field Hockey Tournament Championship on Sunday, Cheryl Silva was rewarded with the conferences Coach of the Year award, as voted on by the leagues coaches. In addition to Silvas accolades, four Engineers were named to the All-Conference Team. Keri Dixon, Molly McShane and Anna Teruya picked up First Team plaudits while Kimberly Barker made the Second Team.
November 9, 2009
Kameron Klauber Named NEWMAC Player of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. After helping lead MIT to the 2009 New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Field Hockey Championship, Kameron Klauber picked up NEWMAC Player of the Week honors on Monday. Klauber was instrumental in helping MIT capture its first ever NEWMAC title as well as the program's first berth into the Division III NCAA Championship. The Engineers defeated Mount Holyoke, 2-0, in the semifinals before upending defending champion, Springfield, in Sundays title game.
November 8, 2009
MIT Wins 2009 NEWMAC Field Hockey Championship
WELLESLEY, Mass. - Four different goal-scorers lifted the MIT field hockey team to a 4-2 victory over Springfield College in the 2009 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament Championship held at Wellesley College. The Engineers, the number-two seed, ousted the fourth-seeded Pride, the five-time defending NEWMAC Tournament Champions.
November 7, 2009
MIT Blanks Mount Holyoke 2-0 to Advance to NEWMAC Final
WELLESLEY, Mass. - Two goals in the last twelve minutes of play lifted MIT past Mount Holyoke 2-0 in NEWMAC semifinal play Saturday at Wellesley College. Anna Teruya and Kimberly Barker scored to advance the Engineers to a championship matchup with Springfield College. It is the first appearance in the conference title game for Tech since the 1996 NEW 8 Championship.
October 31, 2009
MIT Downs Babson, 3-0, In NEWMAC Tournament Quarterfinal
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. MIT received goals from Kimberly Barker, Danielle Smith and Kameron Klauber, along with a stellar effort in net by Keri Dixon, to defeat visiting Babson, 3-0, in a New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) field hockey quarterfinal on Saturday at Jack Barry Field. With the win, the Engineers (15-4) avenge an overtime loss to the Beavers in the regular season and advance to the NEWMAC Semifinals for the first time since 2003. Babsons season comes to a close at 11-8.
October 27, 2009
Field Hockey Downs Clark in Overtime, Secures No. Two Seed in NEWMAC Tournament
Worcester, Mass. MIT freshman Lia DiGiovanna scored the games only goal in the final minutes of the first overtime to lift the visiting Engineers to a 1-0 win over host Clark, denying the Cougars their first NEWMAC title since 2002.
October 26, 2009
Kimberly Barker Tabbed NEWMAC Player of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Following a 2-0 week, in which the MIT field hockey team moved into a third-place tie in the New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC), freshman Kimberly Barker was named the leagues Player of the Week. The Engineers defeated Wheaton and Mount Holyoke last week to improve to 13-4, matching the second best win total in program history, and 4-3 in conference play.
October 24, 2009
Barker's Hat Trick Keys MIT Victory Over Mount Holyoke
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Kimberly Barker recorded her first career hat trick while senior Ekavali Mishra added a goal and three assists as MIT downed Mount Holyoke, 7-1, in a key New England Womens and Mens Atheltic Conference (NEWMAC) field hockey match-up Saturday. With the win the Engineers (13-4) improve to 4-3 in NEWMAC play and move into a four-way tie for third place, with one league game remaining. The loss drops the Lyons ledger to 9-7 overall and 4-4 in the NEWMAC, as they closed out their conference slate today.
October 20, 2009
Field Hockey Outlasts Wheaton, 1-0, In Overtime
NORTON, Mass. - Freshman Kimberly Barker scored 2:45 into overtime to lift Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) past Wheaton College, 1-0 on Tuesday in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) field hockey contest on Clark Field during the Lyons' regular season home finale.
October 17, 2009
MIT Wins Second Straight with 3-1 Decision Over Smith
ENFIELD, Conn. - Smith fell to New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opponent MIT on Saturday evening on the turf at Enrio Fermi High School. The loss drops the Pioneers to 3-9 overall, 0-5 in NEWMAC. The Engineers improved to 11-4 overall, 2-3 in NEWMAC.
October 14, 2009
Engineers Get Back on Track With 7-0 Win at Daniel Webster
NASHUA, N.H. - Kameron Klauber notched a hat trick and Katie Kauffman added a goal and two assists guiding MIT past host Daniel Webster College, 7-0 in regional field hockey action Wednesday at Harvey Woods Field.
October 10, 2009
Wellesley Downs MIT, 5-1
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Molly Morrow scored twice, with both goals coming off of penalty corners, as Wellesley College handed MIT its second straight defeat, 5-1, in New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) field hockey action Saturday. The Engineers ledger drops to 9-4 (1-3 NEWMAC) while the Blue now stand at 8-5 and are unbeaten in NEWMAC play at 3-0.
October 6, 2009
MIT Falls to Babson, 3-2, In Overtime
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Jess Paladino found Sarah Fredlund for the game-winning goal just over 10 minutes into overtime as Babson downed the MIT field hockey team, 3-2, in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action Tuesday night. The loss was the first for the Engineers in seven tries at Jack Barry Field this year and drops their overall record to 9-3 (1-2 NEWMAC). Babson improves to 7-3 overall and 2-1 in NEWMAC play.
October 6, 2009
Oleinik Named NEWMAC Player of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Jessica Oleinik has been named the New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Field Hockey Player of the Week, as MIT picked up two key wins this week, including the programs first ever defeat of Springfield College on Saturday. Oleinik recorded three goals in the two games to help the Engineers improve to 9-2 and 1-1 in NEWMAC play.
October 6, 2009
MIT to Take Part in Play 4 the Cure Saturday
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.The MIT field hockey team will participate in the Play 4 the Cure effort in conjunction with the Susan G. Komen Foundation this Saturday, October 10. The Cardinal and Grey welcome Wellesley College to Jack Barry Field at 1:00 p.m. A table will be set at the entrance to the field prior to the Saturdays game to collect donations and distribute breast cancer awareness information.
October 3, 2009
MIT Holds Off Springfield, 4-2, for First Conference Win
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. MIT opened up a four-goal lead and withstood a late rally to defeat Springfield, 4-2, in New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) field hockey action on a soggy Jack Barry Field Saturday. The win was the first for the Engineers in sixteen tries against the Pride, in a series that began in 1986. Jessica Oleinik led the way for Tech, with her team leading 11th and 12th markers, as it improved to 9-2 on the season and 1-1 in NEWMAC play. MIT also remains a perfect 6-0 at home this year. The loss drops Springfield to 5-5 (1-1 NEWMAC).
September 29, 2009
Strong Second Half Leads Engineers Past Gulls
BEVERLY, Mass. MIT scored a pair of goals in the second half to down the Endicott College Gulls, 2-1, in field hockey action on Tuesday night. Jessica Oleinik and Katie Kauffman helped MIT improve to 8-2 overall while the Gulls drop to 4-5. Endicotts Anna Giannoni scored the Gulls lone goal of the contest.
September 26, 2009
Engineers Fall to WPI, 2-1, In Overtime
WORCESTER, Mass. - Senior Kelly Johnson scored the equalizer with just 1:26 to go in regulation and Celena Dopart broke the deadlock with the game-winner 4:05 into overtime to give WPI a thrilling 2-1 victory over visiting MIT in NEWMAC Field Hockey action on Saturday afternoon. The win gives WPI its first conference win of the season (1-0), improving to 7-1 overall. MIT falls to 7-2 overall and 0-1 in the conference.
September 22, 2009
Field Hockey Win Streak Stopped at Seven
DUDLEY, Mass. - The Nichols College field hockey team remained undefeated on the season and extended its win streak to eight games Tuesday evening with a 3-0 home victory over MIT at Vendetti Field. Nichols, which is off to its best start in program history, received a goal and two assists from first year Emily Widdison. The loss marks the first on the season for the Engineers, who stand at 7-1.
September 13, 2009
Engineers Improve to 7-0, Win Betty Richey Tournament
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. The MIT field hockey team won a pair of games over the weekend to win the Betty Richey Tournament hosted by Vassar College and improve its ledger to 7-0, the best start in program history. The seven-game win streak is one short of the Institute record, set during a 13-3 campaign in 1995. The Engineers opened the weekend with a 3-2 win over Manhattanville on Saturday and followed that up by besting the host Brewers by the same score Sunday to capture the tournament title for the second time in three years.
September 10, 2009
MIT Posts Second Straight Shutout Against Simmons
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Six different players found their way into scoring column as the MIT field hockey team downed visiting Simmons, 9-0, Thursday night at Jack Barry Field. Freshman Molly McShane recorded her first career hat-trick to lead the Engineers, who improved to 5-0 while matching the programs longest win streak since 1998. With the loss, the Sharks ledger drops to 0-4 on the year.
September 8, 2009
Field Hockey Improves to 4-0 With Convincing Win Over Lasell
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. MIT tallied three goals in the games first 11 minutes en route to a convincing, 8-0, victory over Lasell College in non-conference field hockey action Tuesday at Jack Barry Field. Leading scorer, Jessica Oleinik, paced the Engineers with three goals and an assist, as the team won its fourth straight to open the season. Lasell dropped to 0-2 on the year with the loss.
September 8, 2009
Anna Teruya Collects Weekly Accolades
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.After helping lead MIT to its best start in 12 years, sophomore Anna Teruya was named the New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Field Hockey Co-Player of the Week. Teruya recorded four goals last week, including a dramatic game-winner against UMass-Dartmouth Saturday, as the Engineers began the season with three straight wins.
September 5, 2009
Late Goal Propels Field Hockey to 2-1 Win Over UMass-Dartmouth
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Anna Teruyas blast from the top of the circle found the back of the net with just 7:41 remaining to break a one-all tie and lead MIT to a thrilling victory over UMass-Dartmouth in non-conference field hockey action Saturday afternoon at Jack Barry Field. With the win the Engineers improve to 3-0, the programs best start since 1997. The Corsairs fall to 0-1 on the year.
September 3, 2009
Engineers Hold Off Gordon, 6-3
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.Five different Engineers figured into the scoring, as MIT picked up a 6-3 win over Gordon College in non-conference field hockey action on a sunny afternoon at Jack Barry Field. Freshman Kimberly Barker led the way for the Engineers (2-0), tallying the first two goals of her intercollegiate career, along with an assist. With the loss, the Fighting Scots fell to 0-2 on the season.
September 1, 2009
MIT Opens Season With 7-2 Win Over NEC
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.Jessica Oleinik led a potent offensive attack, scoring four goals, as MIT opened its 2009 campaign with a win over New England College, 7-2, in non-conference field hockey action Tuesday night. The Engineers snapped a three-game losing streak to the Pilgrims and won their season opener for the first time since 2005.